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PU LISHED WEiEKLY.
P!CKECNS, SOUTH CAtWOLNA.
Now. altogether:' "Is it hot enough
Even the mosquito Is feeling the
Impulse of tho back-to-the-farm move
Nearly everybody who says "I don't
care" Is not. telling the truth.
When an aviator loses his way in a
fog lie cannot ask a policeman. At
least not yet.
Almost time for some get-rich-quick
main to establish a correspondence
school of aviation.
Germany has adopted a new gun do
bigned to bring down aeroplanes, just
as if aviation is lnot dangerous enough.
The cornviets who struck for the
eight4I-hour day in tie( Michigari peni
testiary I'na!ly h'ecided not to walk
Tvhe varthi has only 10.0t00 yeal re to
live, necordii to 1 Swed ill as'tron
OMlier. ILet uS tlien be up1 anid doing.
Vestern11 farilers Valt tie( wathr
blir(al invetigtd he-aueFv Its pro
dictolls d(o' t ag ree wVith l the rhenim
Aeeordiig to fashiioil exp1rt(t..
London and Plaris the Iarmit sRiv is
dead. As a ioit er of fact it w-:;
born that vay.
Barbers. alariedi by tihe ad ovne(n of
safely razors, are colsiderilng the
abolition of tips. Thiy mih 1t b
abandon eriticismll of tihe previis ir.
i nry Allrenshoerst(er mer 1.9
the naimie of a lan who lives in MIs
soi . We supphose his fritends (.n1
him iianc All renshii (loe-sterbaeum er for
A hoy graduated from a Penilsyl.
'Vania high school wilhotit ever ha
11g llissed a half day, and shaull such
horrors of* child slavery be unre
IrrigatIon is fast drivinig tie Creat
Americin I'sert out o' ex isteice.
There are canals enoughi already to
reach icross tie ollitinenqat if placed I
end oi eud.
One man gave a fortune teller T115
Kor the intoriniationl that ie cou1ld find
a treastre by digging ix hils iack lot.
It i0 surprisiig how a city lman, for
tunato lin tle iossessionl of a garden
about thle si-ze of a ch cer~u board,* euaa
spoil1 $:38 worth of ciothies plantinlg It)
cents' worthI of peas.
,The a ppearance of live neoccs In a
poker gaime in Pennsylvaicoa and thea
rcsultant il denth1 of thri ee men~i, si mplly
goes to show thait a good t hiing some
timles ennl be carrie-d too far.
A New York boy found a certified
check for $f,5,000 and1( was palid $1 re
ward when lie retulrnedl i. to its own
er. Not wIthstaniding thik, however,
tionesty is stl~l the best puliey.,
Rletuirniing from Asian junigle., a
scienitist ainnouces that a man "with
a tacetful wvife in a wildl countr enn al
get along twice- as well as a single
manl." Also in a tamlo country.
"Wealth is no longer an orpen ses
amo to independlenoe," wails a dI~ia
pointed enitali111 st. Too trule. Wily,
lowvadlays one cannllot wear a sIlk bat
and a short c'oat without be ig ridi
,ust to make good the proud boast
that every dther city Ill the ( ountry
is merely one of its suburbs, New
York, a few (lays aigo, sent ai 'l'ullman
earload of Its women to lleno to get
It has now been demionst rated that
a motorcycle comes off secondl best inl
a ciollisionl withI aln automobile. The
question has interested manny persons
who have had to step lively in cross
lng the asphalt.
A wife in Atlanta had her husband
arrestedl because lhe refused to kiss
her. Husbands are getting very frae
tious these days. and advanced fem
ininity is finding It necessary to drive
Mhem back into harness.
A government woman expert says
that chickens kept in cold strage
nine months or a year are more
healthlfui than those fresh killed and
kept 24 hours without refligeration.
It may be, but she will have a time
convincIng the ultimato consuimer.
; New York supreme~fl court htas de
creed ' that a bill c'ollec-tor must15 pur
e his prey in apartment houses only
by means of the du1mb wailer. For
mnerly the bill collector was callied
upon to cope only with deafness, but
now be Is conftronted with both the
deaf and dumb.
The heir to thes East lIdian throne
of introda, who is ai student at ifar
vard, had1( to work on his twenty-first
birthday whille hi1s fulture subjects
were eelebratinlg it with holid~ay and
festivity rt 'bome. TIts Is but an
othcr ins' "c-c of tl'e modcern a-'y hr
w ''b- " '- arte to stand a g:'e"
11E American pe
keen for somel
have during the
or two been indu
fancy to an ever
extent for a nea
new to the Unil
although it has
vogue from tim<
mind, in all th
the object of this
if fad it may be ct
the new style ox
tertainments are by no means confine
people might suppose to the summer m
deed the spring is a favorito time for
of "return to nature" whereas many
tacles are held in the autumn and fina
coming to find such productions pr<
among the leading mid-winter attractio
favored regions as Florida and Sout
The people who do catering of amu!
a business were sort of caught unawar
sudden popularity of the open-air p
lay. It spread suddenly and of its o
so to speak and thus we see an explanat
fact that nearly all of these big spec
promoted by artistic or public-spirite
citizens who have no thought of gain i:
ter. Similarly almost all the parts in E
air dritamas are enacted by amateurs ra
by lprofessional actors and dancers. A
the proceeds of almost every one of th
takings have been devoted to sone wor
& g4<:,ti XQ
of 11ni 1P bltrm n o t c m
As ha be n s i .o e -i -
agatopiha teltlo:a storyt havc beein
ainnuail events In I'urope fromi (time
out or inld. Tihe best-knoi~wn of' these,
or course, is the w'orldl-fn motus l'acssion
P'lay w hich is he'ld once every t en
years and which thousands triein thoa
sandls of Amnericanis witnessed darl-Ie~
ti:o last past precsenttation. Th'lere are
many Amiericans. howev'er, wli claim
hat the idea of the (list inctively Ame
kiean pagean it as developed duiiIng thle
Ipatst few year is in this country'3 has nti
been Iianslanitted bodi 1y fr-om he Old
W\orld asc many persons suppIos e, ('e
that New Word influences hav~e hadi
tie e'volti on of t his novel class of dIra:
For instance. t ho 1Idans c'on dce<
painmy (lays some of the most wvond(
tacles thle world has ever- known anid
of those pIct uresque rites may yet be
among thle Pueblo indianis or thle Sout hi
sequiently', if the originial Ame'rleans hai
to uts somp of the Ideas for our' moder'
HAD NO FEARS.
At the height of Washington's fame
there were those whio carped and crit
icised to sotme extent, wvar-ning hIm
that being a celebrity- was a precarl
ouis thing and thast he should be most
enreful, lest he do or say somethIng
thant woul turn the tide of popular
iavor agailnst him. To theso adnmoni
tions WVashington merely smiled.
"There Is jutst one thing that might
be done,"' he said, "and that is some
thfinrg that wiill not be done untIl long
after I am dead. Bly that tIme inyI
tame will be so solidlfled that nothing
can mako It. if we were sufflelently
1( advaced in commiter'ce for' thIs onte
thling to happen, then, indeed, I should
"What Is that one thing?" inquire
the others. "Put you in a historical
"No; name a flyecent clgar for me."
Trhtils of Life In a Small Town.
'I sppp~lose youi fid It a little dlf
fleult '.o become accustomed('( to lIfe
in a smnall town, after' having" lIved
so long~ In a large city."
"Oh, dlear. yes; It Is very hard
rear insever Minll be able to feel at
bomne hte e. Whent my little boy3 caughtI
l.e whoca lng (oui'h eve'ry woman liv
'g In cour block kntew a bout at and|
v form of
is it is
or play is
i as some.
this form V
Ily we are
us of such
es by this
ion of the
I the mat
LP. CE 3r'& ~~ 2 -V~
a part in Neo' wOrlean s, the fr ontier
I in their and tic- mid winter C ar-nlvt
rful spec- (California. Yet anotheri
i remnant edly- helped( to bring this
witnessed public attention la theo pc
e(st. Con- ouri schools and colleges h
ded down of entertainment. Partic
a open- air specLtacl e ntre (nc hed itsei
"Geewhlllikins. Skillington," said
iBlabaworthi. meeting his Chicago
friend in the corridor of a New York
hotel. "you must he prosperous! I sCO
you and Mrs. Skillington out motor
lag in the park every- blessed morning
and~ afternioon. W\hat does it cost
"Nothing at all. Ulab." said Skilling
ton. "T'he mladamn and I are enljoyi:tg
a few demon~fst rations. that's all. With
sixty firlst-class cars on the market
one can motor- aroundl New York twice
a (lay for a whiolo month at the cost
of a blue vt-il anid a pair of goggles.
H arpeir's Weekly.
Playing the Game.
After having a good dinner at a
cookcshop Tim was leaving. wvhen tlii
iandl ordl canlied for payment; buit Tim
The Iland~lordl. afte-r thinkinag for 5i
few minutes. promised to let him ol?
('n COndfiit ion that he did the same at
"Sorry." sid1 TIin. "I went there
yes5terdlaiy anld hiny let me off if I camne
o)veri here today "--Ideas.
A False Charge.
"I hear. .\iss Annai, that youir yoi:ng
'riend fr-om (0ollege tiSen quilte a ses
'.i ed~alian languag'e.
"-Thaat ain't trute! lie talks like a
'pcalsit s n tr e n
al an app oprite t ereis s
that we houl no the len
tur to ind an hem s n w b as
:or eu l tte -d y n t' an
-wads Th.toyo pn
li ?athaha proven liesinai
1mtiulrl ppa r sylvan sur:j
fo 4uch lwsnaio ty-afo
with relc I ias it atr <luion n11II
Ithe role andilr some leueloigi l
mak-ei* liter-d n. onrt h t cant
There ars~ e many1 ('mpai
thati!5 th !e ncat for of cill
fAmic bt thehl Pua A3lanyi of:
the paradespiand feti. mitie--s al
vls wh ha v ient grad. ron th< h
unalljM attined to the lhe historp
toutny. maiine of to be1 tow:
we.the raladi Gras in l'doutid:
ftes hoeld annudl inme m)iode 1end
la of Rose re Souther om.yA
atrtahaunob-tion of~ Gr)
whle(ii Wroa subjetd to pecisl foa
lihnt thiechmany or thwoen,-ai
te sown for (thin fom cnnn n
la~rlcas tthe Mar oanylof
f the corllegsan forsw- artisitic an:
Ti s~ he heven Wndera.lIIt i
thalat "n ih lt-ok-t-tie-ot li gaso
agnt flclist- 11 is
p heN wodri whos icn t ouh for
fetndees helda wihill cmagin tole 01(
Iso wondes wheSothern he'shing An
aco thnde as thaothe (lasto year'
nhat wade mnyoover?-i
anes shw fos tsa orm?--Puck. an
ilryhShe open-air touch.o
St he (aftes fringe-Youtotid tme
Ton hoe Sevenku ofneers fo
tendeners." wf vtIsan 0
ev ner whod. di' say touc fr h
ony oawoee oe eSe
Causdr f e will Efcntaant
I"woera maneter he' hldin
hrof h or omny bi~ngs.if
"Nonderhow he andi fhom wshot?
"onelir Wifnt er l~..ast heawon
ist mafe byov amercrd
'What doe hs saeado?"-uk
Shecue Saw Tg Much.sofGa
e bg pepaatry el(jl fo i
ree ne o thse istittios thoug
andbradt o telndthat doe
I(?O of tes an ogitations ofgh
have pres.ented Sha kespeare's pN ys
oundlings In various parts of the cc
instance has annual event of this k
te I louse lawn at Washington,-btu
art these events Introduce original
d an most inst ances not only Is the <
a I but the music has been sp(ecially' C<
the dlanceS specially arranged fort
vent. At the most notablle paigeant
held at the home of the late E'dw
in New Hamnnpshire.--thle musical ar
America's most famous composer w
siranged to form a musical setting
the spectacles which have been i
local talent in various American c'
-e historical In theme, being designet
events of the most stirring periods
of the respective regions where
ed. Hlowev'er, the latest leaning set
Lrd Greek plays, orIginal or otherw
y the tlowing costumes of the Gret
themselves to graceful posing andl
pular1it y of classical dancing has hel
ing the women prominent in the proc
'ek spectacles,-and almost all the
pen-air theatricals are In the handi
Mrs. Albert Cliff'ord Barney of I
WashIngton, D). C., who has great wec
'Io indulgence of her penchant for
I the dramatic In new guise.
ADVANCED INSURANCE POLl
"No." says the man who iR be
solicited to take out a policy. "I gui
I've got about all the insuranel
(an carry Looks like a waste
money anyhow to keep sinking
into this game, aind have to wait
tong for even an endowment yo
"flut we have a new form no
argues the agent.
"What is that?"
"1y paying four years' preniumi
once you hecome entitled to an inv
tion to our fancy dress (danners. I
paying the whole term of premh:c
give-s you a reason ticket ror t
speakers' tab!e. also."
The inteirohe conduictor clung
lerately to a thread on the trail
s kirt of the street dress.
To the angmiry germs who waited
a ride, he shiouted:
"'Can't hold anty more! Take
tVT1.vl'Rt D NI-:sri
A Splendidi Part.
"'Wh it sort of al tart has your dau
er i9 the new play?'
' S lend 'd She doesnl have ml
Its Beneficial Effects
Always Buy the Genuine
OifoMA f16P SYRUP(.
i Sold by all leading
One Size Only,5 0t a Bottle
Love is the only thing that more
than pays for l it gets.
Constipation causes many serious dis
eIses. It iq thoroughly cured by Dr.
Pie-c-'s Pleasant Pellets. Otie a laxative,
three for enthartic.
Any man can get Into a fight. but
soiiaetlnies it takes a evrtain amount
of courage to keep out of one.
For COLDS and GRIP
1lck-' CArcuuix is the best rcmcdy-reo
iee- the ahing antd fetverishne..--eur e the
[old and restores nortnal ennaitions. It',
iiid- elfTeets ininedately IUe., 2ic., a Id 60c.
at drug stores.
Captured Her Interest.
"She Is very cold and formal, but a
got her interest."
"By asking her] how she ever hap
pened to marry her dub of a hits
Heathen Nations Invent Nothing.
Bishop Thoburn, who has been a
Inissionary in in(ia for fifty years,
und knows India better than any otho
an d knows India better than any other
living Anericai, says: "If you visit
the patent office at Washington, you
will see six hundred improvenent.s on
the plow. India has not invented One
impj'roveme.t oil the toothpick in two
110(ilthLld yearI'S. The nt6ions without
-God have 110 inventive faculty. They
are almost universally the .-avage, un
enlightened nations of the earth."
in Edith-Papa "ouldn't let me marry
bey Mfr. Stingy becauso he smokes zuch
ma chleap cigars.
ise- Edward-lie can't say that about - .
the Fdith--No, lie says you smoke too
ped expensive ones.
1r0- HEART RIGHT.
of When He Quit Coffee.
LIth Life Insurance Companies wil not
the Insure a aman suffering from heart
'.PThe reason Is obvious.
'ris Is a serious matter to the huis
aandl or father who Is solicitous for
the fuitutre of his dlear ones5. Often
the heart irouble. is causedl by an un.
expe(ctedI thing andl( can he corrected If
4 taken in tine and properly tr-eated. A
mn In Colorado writes:
"I was a great coffee drinker for
many years, and was no0t aw-are of the
esinjurious effects of the habit tIll I
heene a practical invalid, suffering
of fr-omt heart troubtle, indigestion and
it erv-ousness to an extent that made
Sme wretchedly miserable myself and
icy a nuisance to those who witnessed my
.."I continuedl to drink coffee, how..
Etier, not susp)c'ting that it was the
cause of my ill-health, till on applying
at for life inistrance I was rejected on ac
ta- count of the t rouible with my heart.
re:- Then I hec-aame alh ar-ed. I foundic that
msleaving off coffee helped me quickly, so
he I huit It altogethber anid having been
att r-eled by- thle ad vertisemnent s of
r. Postum I beg~an its use.
"'The chaunge in my coitdit Ion was re
maikable. All myv alhuients vanished.
les. My digest ion was loimpletely restored,
ing my ner-vousness~ dlisa ppear-ed, andt,
most Import(ant of all, my13 heat stead.
for led dlown andl~ became normtal, and1( on a
second1 examinat ion I was aecepted by
ite 'the liife ansurantie co. Quihlang eoffee
andl using Posttmn workedl thle chmange."'
r. Nanme given by Postutm Co., lBattle
Ci ek., Al ich.
"'Tees a reacsont," and1( it is ex
gh. pla inted ini th li l botoh~1(k. '''(he Road
to W-elville."' in pkgs.
ich i'.sr rendl the aborne letter? A nen~
*ot ,tuppenura froin ((iie to finse. Thie3
CD Y u-iuine, trune, aind fuill of hiunat